When it comes to selling a house there are a number of costs that you should consider before you sign on the dotted line of that sale contract. Our selling house calculator can give you a good indication of what’s involved when selling your home so you can work out what the real gain from the sale will be.
There is plenty that needs to happen to sell your home. Not only do you need to find the right real estate agent, ensure your home looks it’s best and sell when the time is right, you also need to be across the cost of selling your property. As there are often expenses that you might neglect to consider when deciding to sell your home.
What are some of the costs of selling a property?
The main costs to consider when selling your home include any real estate agent commissions, which can differ greatly between property type and location. Then you will likely have agent advertising and marketing costs on top of the agent commission. It’s important to ensure your property gets in front of the eyes of sellers so the cost of advertising on the likes of Realestate.com.au and Domain, as well as local advertising is often worn by the seller. If you go to auction there will be costs auctioneer costs involved for that also.
Plus you should consider lender fees, solicitor and conveyancing costs, removalist costs and any costs to settle outstanding bills before settlement.